14 Facts About Brazilian-Spanish Footballer Marcelo Vieira
1# Marcelo Vieira da Silva Júnior is popularly known as Marcelo Vieira.
2# He was born on 12 May 1988 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
3# His birth sign is Taurus.
4# He is a Brazilian professional footballer.
5# He plays for Spanish club Real Madrid and the Brazil national team.
6# He plays mainly at the position of left back but can also operate as a left winger.
7# In 2005, he and his team won a Campeonato Carioca with Fluminense.
8# Marcelo debuted for Brazil in 2006 against Wales, scoring a goal.
9# He was part of Brazil’s squad in the 2014 FIFA World Cup.
10# Marcelo was praised by football legends such as Paolo Maldini and Diego Maradona, who also called him the best in his position.
11# Roberto Carlos once stated that Marcelo was his heir, the world’s best left back and that “Marcelo possesses a better technical ability than me”.
12# He got married with Clarisse Alves (m. 2008).
13# He is blessed with 2 children. They are named as Enzo Alves Vieira and Liam Alves Vieira.
14# He played together with Cristiano Ronaldo on Real Madrid in 2009.